The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Technical Architecture
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 94 85
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 4 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.29% 0.38% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.47% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Median daily rate £550 £631 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.87% +43.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £536 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £726 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.52% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

Technical Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1116 1498 1159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.23% 82.35% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 903 671
Median daily rate £390 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 34
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -3.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.80 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Manchester

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Architecture in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Manchester

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architecture in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) ABAP
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) SAP WM
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) WFM
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Contactless
2 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing

Technical Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP WM
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP WM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Contactless
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) ABAP
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
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